Article in the UK Guardian about the Dukan Diet. Addresses obesity as culture, obesity as economic model, obesity as product of economic growth (and capitalism’s mktg + advertising)
“the economic model of the west is based on obesity” — food companies, pharma.
Later he says, “[US and UK] are addicted to sweetness.” differing cultures — on food, meals, flavors.
Later, “obesity … corresponds with economic growth. You can see it in China now. A lot of processed food with sugar, salt and fat combined with advertising and marketing. People don’t move so much.”